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October 14, 2019
On this episode Cam brings back some content from his old show On Tap Podcast. So here is a little blast from the past about Saisons and Pilsners.Podcaster Involved:Cam H of Pacific Beer ChatIntro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
October 7, 2019
On this episode we sit down to a selection of beers from Wild Ambition Brewing out of Kelowna.  We drank their Painted Caves Barrel Aged Dark Sour, A Single Branch Barrel aged red sour with Oyama grown balaton cherries and the Imaginal Phase a Rye Saison.  We also had a treat from Pressure Drop out of the UK with their Promenade a fruited sour with lactose and vanilla.Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers.Podcaster Involved:Mike G of Pacific Beer ChatCarnell of Breward InletBanny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
October 2, 2019
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September 23, 2019
On this episode Mike shared 4 beer that he got in trade from a friend from the UK.  The beers were from Campervan Brewery, Black Isle Brewing, Tempest Brewing and Buxton Brewery.  Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers.Podcaster Involved:Mike G of Pacific Beer ChatCam H of Pacific Beer ChatIntro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
September 16, 2019
On this episode we sat down to a selection of beer from Iron Road Brewing out of Kamloops.  Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers.Podcaster Involved:Mike G of Pacific Beer ChatWarren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing MagazingJason Armitage of Big Ridge BrewingIntro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
September 9, 2019
This is our second official tasting panel episode with Whats Brewing Magazine in conjunction with Legacy Liquor Store in Vancouver.  The magazine is a quarterly and each issue has a tasting panel that features a style of beer.  Editor Dave Smith hooked up with us to do a podcast version of the tasting panel to highlight the local beer industry and also highlight some of the great local beers on sale at Legacy Liquor Store.  This quarter we took on the West Coast IPA.  We tried West Coast IPA's from The Parkside Brewery, Main Street Brewing, 33 Acres, Lightheart Brewing, Driftwood Brewery and Red Racer Brewing.  Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Steve H of Pacific Beer Chat Jason Armitage of Big Ridge Brewing Dave of What’s Brewing Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
September 2, 2019
On this episode we had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason Armitage head brewer of Big Ridge Brewing in Surrey. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Steve H of Pacific Beer Chat Jason Armitage of Big Ridge Brewing
August 26, 2019
On this episode Cam headed out to the new Fraser Valley beer festival Fruit Beer Fest 2019. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
August 19, 2019
On this episode we sit down to our first brews on the show from Victoria’s Ile Sauvage Brewing a brewery that does mostly sour ales. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Chris of Dageraad Brewing Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
August 12, 2019
Mike had the pleasure of heading up to Kamloops for work recently and he stopped into Iron Road Brewing to talk about their brewery.  This is a short interview but we will be drinking some of their beer on a future episode. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
August 5, 2019
On this episode we sat down to a trio of brews from Slackwater Brewing out of Penticton.  Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Chris of Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
July 29, 2019
On this episode while still in Nelson Mike had new friends Shawn and Kenzie from Alberta on the show. We shared our own local beers from Metro Vancouver and Calgary. Beers from Breweries including Field House Brewing (Collab with Steel & Oak Brewing), Cabin Brewing, Dageraad Brewing, Last Best Brewing, Field House Brewing, Railyard Brewing, Strange Fellows Brewing and Wild Rose Brewing. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Kenzie – Instagram Shawn Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
July 22, 2019
On this episode I sat down with the owner head brewer Shirley Warne of Angry Hen Brewing in Kaslo BC. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
July 16, 2019
On this episode Mike sat down with Brent from Backroads Brewing in Nelson BC in the Kootenays.  Backroads is up the hill and down the block from Torchlight Brewing form out last episode.   Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
July 8, 2019
On this episode Mike found himself in Nelson BC in the Kootenays camping and drinking beer.  This episode he sat down with the owners of Torchlight Brewing as we discussed their beer and all other topics. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
July 1, 2019
On this episode Carnell and Banny spent the day out at Vancouver Craft Beer Weeks beer festival. Tune in to hear all about it. Podcasters Involved: Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
June 24, 2019
On this episode we dive into a selection of beer from Gladstone Brewing out of Courtney on Vancouver Island. We also have a few tributes to the late John Mitchell a legend in Canadian craft beer who passed away recently. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Breward Inlet Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
June 17, 2019
On this episode we sit down to a set of beer from the latest brewery out of Winnipeg Manitoba Sookram's Brewing.  We also checked out a Braggot from Viking Braggot Co out of Oregon.   Tune in to learn more about the beers and the braggot. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Mike A of The Beerrater Carnell of Breward Inlet Dave of What’s Brewing Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
June 10, 2019
This is our first official tasting panel episode with Whats Brewing Magazine in conjunction with Legacy Liquor Store in Vancouver.  The magazine is a quarterly and each issue has a tasting panel that features a style of beer.  Editor Dave Smith hooked up with us to do a podcast version of the tasting panel to highlight the local beer industry and also highlight some of the great local beers on sale at Legacy Liquor Store.  This quarter we took on the Gose style.  We tried Gose from Torchlight Brewing, Red Racer Brewing, Driftwood Brewery,  Field House Brewing, Moody Ales and Vancouver Island Brewing. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Mike A of The Beerrater Carnell of Breward Inlet Dave of What's Brewing Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
June 3, 2019
On this 100th episode we raided the cellar to find some seriously epic brews.  We had beer from Deep Dark Wood Brewing, Parallel 49, Deschutes, Surly Brewing and a home brew Barley Wine from Warren. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Breward Inlet Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
May 27, 2019
On this episode Carnell gives a quick preview of what is to come at Vancouver Craft Beer Week. Pick up your tickets at the link below. https://vancouvercraftbeerweek.com/ Podcasters Involved: Carnell of Breward Inlet Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
May 20, 2019
On this episode Warren brought us a trio of brews from New Westminster and Port Moody. The beers came from Steel & Oak Brewing in Collaboration with Brassneck, Moody Ales and also a Moody Ales and Another Beer Company collaboration the Another Moody Triple IPA Skinny Jeans Edition. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
May 13, 2019
For this episode we sat down to brews, pre-mixed cocktails and some gin and tonics from Central City Brewers & Distillers.Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram
May 6, 2019
  For this episode Carnell and Banny headed out to talk with Kevin the head brewer at Granville Island Brewing.  They may be owned by Molson but they make some tasty beer. Tune in to learn more about this local brewery. Podcasters Involved: Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Advertisements
April 29, 2019
  When in Penticton for the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale I was able to stop in to Slackwater Brewing.  They expect to open early this summer.  Tune in to learn more about what is to come from this exciting project. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Jason Van Rassel of Original Levity, Avenue Magazine Edmonton Intro … Continue reading Episode 95 – Slackwater Brewing
April 27, 2019
  Bonus Episode! A few weeks back we as Pacific Beer Chat headed out to Silver Valley Brewing to create our first ever commercial collaboration brew.  Tune in here to hear about the brew day.  The beer is now on tap at the brewery so head out to try the Black Seas Collide Gose a … Continue reading Episode 94 – Black Seas Collide (Silver Valley Brewing Collab)
April 22, 2019
It was that time of year again. I (Mike) headed back up to the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale to partake in one of my favourite yearly beer festivals in the province. Once again I was a judge for the festival and once again I was able to record some audio with some of the newer breweries in … Continue reading Episode 93 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale 2019
April 15, 2019
On this episode we sat down to 6 brews from Winnipeg Manitoba on that far Central Canada Pacific Coast lol. The breweries were Stone Angel Brewing, Devil May Care Brewing and Kilter Brewing. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / … Continue reading Episode 92 – Pints From The ‘Peg
April 8, 2019
  On this episode we made out way out to Silver Valley Brewing in Maple Ridge for our first ever Collaboration Brew day.  Our beer is going to be called Black Seas Collide and is going to be a Gose with black lime, rice and seaweed.  Tune in to learn more about this brew day … Continue reading Episode 91 – Silver Valley Brewing Collab Day
March 31, 2019
  On this episode we dropped into the tasting room of Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster and sampled some of their brews.  We also sat down with their head brewer Eric Moutal, Kevin Wood Brand Manager and Jay the Account Manager. Tune in to learn more about this great local brewery. Mike G … Continue reading Episode 90 – Steel & Oak Brewing On Location
March 25, 2019
On this episode Steve gives us an update on his BC Beer War training and samples our sponsor Vancouver Island Brewing's latest beer the Nanaimo Bar Imperial Porter. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Click the link here to purchase your tickets for BC Beer Wars and help steve with his goals. BC … Continue reading Episode 89 – BC Beer Wars Update with Steve
March 18, 2019
  This episode we sit down with Malcolm also known as Sea To Sky Beer Guy to talk about his journey training for BC Beer Wars.  We also drank beer from his sponsor Backcountry Brewing out of Squamish.  The beers we drank included Your Mom Goes To College Kettle Sour, Don't Call Me Shirley Simcoe … Continue reading Episode 88 – Sea To Sky Beer Guy the Boxer
March 11, 2019
  We head back to Atlanta via Mike's cellar and hit up 5 big Imperial brews including 4 Imperial Stouts and one Old Ale.  Here is the amazing list of brews.  Atlanta Brewing Post-bel-lum, New Realm Brewing Imperial Oaxaca Choca Mexican Chocolate Stout, Orpheous Brewing The Ferryman Imperial Stout, Monday Night Garage Last Will and … Continue reading Episode 87 – The Atlanta Imperial March
March 4, 2019
  On February 23rd we attended the second annual Hopwired Festival that was hosted at the Croatian Cultural Center in Vancouver.  Hopwired is a craft beer and coffee fusion festival and was a blast! The team that put it on killed it once again and I am glad to see that it will be back … Continue reading Episode 86 – Hopwired Festival 2019
February 25, 2019
  On this episode of Pacific Beer Chat we sat down to a handful of beer from Atlanta Georgia that Mike brought back from a holiday.  This episode covered beers that needed to be consumed fresh.  The beers that we drank included from Scofflaw Brewing Dirty Beaches Wheat Ale, POG Basement IPA, Torched Hop Brewing … Continue reading Episode 85 – Fresh Brews From Atlanta
February 18, 2019
  On this episode we sat down to a pair of new releases from Tin Whistle Brewing in Penticton.  The beers were the Twisted Hazy Pink Guava Pale Ale and the Wasted Grape Gewurztraminer Saison. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Warren of Fraser … Continue reading Episode 84 – Tin Whistle Brewing Beers
February 13, 2019
  On this episode we sit down to 6 beer from Winnipeg's Torque Brewing.  There is no hiding the fact that we at Pacific Beer Chat like their beer and they sent us these beer to try. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ … Continue reading Episode 83 – Torque Brewing 6 Pack
February 4, 2019
  On this episode we sit down with a handful of beer from Vancouver Island Brewing Steve's sponsor for Beer Wars.  Beer Wars raises money for Eastside Boxing and their amazing programs. Here is a link to the event we are cohosting with Vancouver Island Brewing - Click Here Here is the link to Steve's … Continue reading Episode 82 – Vancouver Island Brewing and Beer Wars
January 30, 2019
  On this episode we put a selection of lagers head to head in a blind tating.  That included craft lagers, macro and Euro lagers.  Fund out what ones we like the most. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Dan of TMFDJ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies … Continue reading Episode 81 – The Dreaded Lager Challenge
January 14, 2019
  On this episode we sit down to beer  from Brewers Row in Port Moody including from Twin Sails, Parkside Brewery and Moody Ales.  We also discuss Yellow Dog Brewing and the upcoming Bakery Artisan Brewery. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Dan of TMFDJ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo … Continue reading Episode 80 – Port Moody Beer
January 7, 2019
  On this episode we feature Coquitlam's Mariner Brewing as well as Port Coquitlam's Taylight Brewing and Northpaw Brewing.  The beer we discuss are all current brews that the breweries wanted us to share our opinions on. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Dan of TMFDJ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP … Continue reading Episode 79 – Coquitlam and PoCo beer
January 1, 2019
    For New Years Eve we had Kevin Singh or the Beerd Show and Graham With head brewer of Parallel 49 Brewing on as guests for a bottle share.  Take a listen to hear what we thought about Temporal Artisan Ales brews including Mirror Symmetry, Infinite Possibilities and Apparent Horizon.  We also tried the … Continue reading Episode 78 – Happy New Years 2019
December 24, 2018
  When your Trio of beer starts at 11% ABV you know you are in for a wild ride.  This episode we sat down to two beer from De Struise out of Belgium and one from Anchorage Brewing out of Anchorage Alaska.  The beers were St Amatus Vintage 2013, Black Albert 2015 Vintage and the … Continue reading Episode 77 – Skyrocketing ABV Fun
December 17, 2018
  On this episode we sat down to a trio of beer from Old Abbey Ales out of Abbotsford.  The beers were Beats By Steve, Chip off the Old Block and the Sour Raspberry.  All three beer were sour ales. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H … Continue reading Episode 76 – Beats By Steve and Other Sour Brews
December 10, 2018
  On this episode we sat down to a trio of beer from East Vancouver including two from Andina Brewing that included Mapalé Milk Stout and Brumosa Hazy IPA.  We also had the Strathcona Beer Company second anniversary Head Banger Triple IPA. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve … Continue reading Episode 75 – East Van Beer Trio
December 4, 2018
This episode we sat down to a mixed pack of stouts put out by Stone Angel Brewing out of Winnipeg, Manitoba. There were 2 cans of three different beers. The beers were from Stone Angel Brewing Foynes Irish Coffee Stout, Kilter Brewing Coconutzo Coconut Cocoa Stout and Devil May Care Brewing Do A Cinnaroll Cinnamon … Continue reading Episode 74 – Winnipeg Stoutmas!
November 26, 2018
  For this episode we sat down to a trio of brews from Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub in Victoria including Honey Mussel Saiosn, Cherry Rye Harvest Hefe and the Framboise. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo … Continue reading Episode 73 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub Tasting
November 19, 2018
  On this episode we got back to our Interview episodes.  This time I stopped in to Andina Brewing in East Vancouver to talk with Founder Andres Amaya and head brewer Ben Greenberg. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Andina Brewing - Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Hopped UP Network Promo – Pints and … Continue reading Episode 72 – Andina Brewing
November 13, 2018
  For this episode we sat down to a trio of beers from Shanghai's Boxing Cat Brewery.  We tasted their Right Hook Helles, Contender Extra Pale Ale and the TKO India Pale Ale. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies
November 6, 2018
  We had the pleasure on this episode to sit down to 4 Nova Scotia beers we received in trade from 902 BrewCast out of Halifax Nova Scotia.  2 Crows Brewing, Brightwood Brewery, Bad Apple Brewhouse and North Brewing Company. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network … Continue reading Episode 70 – 902 TradeCast
October 24, 2018
  On October 20, 2018 it was the 9th Annual BC Beer Awards.  This episode documents both the awards and short interviews with breweries and other people in the industry. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Bitch Beer Podcast Video from - Smooth Edge Design … Continue reading Episode 69 – BC Beer Awards & Festival 2018
October 1, 2018
  Carnell and I were invited to check out and share what happens behind the scenes of the BC Beer Awards judging on September 29th, 2018.  We sat down with Chester one of the people that runs the Judging portion of the awards to get an inside look.  Tune in to find out just how … Continue reading Episode 68 – BC Beer Awards Judging
September 24, 2018
  With school on the horizon we thought it made sense to hit up the topic of Back to School. This will not be back to school shopping though. One rotten apple spoils the whole bunch.  Or in this case one rotten teacher spoils it for everyone. Joanne Chambers was an elementary school teacher with … Continue reading Brew Crime – Back To School
September 17, 2018
  For this episode we sat down to two amazing New England Style India Pale Ale's one from Superflux Beer Company Barracuda IPA and one a collaboration between Four Winds Brewing and Bellwoods Brewery Fog Zombie Double IPA. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Women … Continue reading Episode 67 – Haze Train to Super-Bell-Winds
September 10, 2018
  On this episode Steve brought us some fun summer beer to sample.  Beers included Hoyne Brewing Summer Haze Honey Wheat Beer, Moody Ales Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen, Bridge Brewing First Rodeo Tart Citrus Wheat Ale and Twa Dogs Melodie Raspberry Kolsch. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP … Continue reading Episode 66 – Summer Brews to Welcome Fall
September 3, 2018
  We were lucky to have some more beer from Steve's trip across the pond with brews coming from both Sweden and Estonia.  Beer came from Pühaste Brewery, Oceanbryggeriet and Omnipollo. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Friend of the show podcast - Shooting Breezes Hopped UP Network Promo … Continue reading Episode 65 – Sweden and Estonia Fun
August 26, 2018
  On this episode we sat down to a trio of brews from the Maritime Provinces of Canada.  We got these beer in trade from 902 Brewcast a great Halifax podcast.  The beers we enjoyed were Tatamagouche Brewing Guava Heist Berliner Weisse, a collaboration betweeen 2 Crows Brewing and Niche Brewing Cool Kids a Foedre-Aged … Continue reading Episode 64 – The Maritimes Come to Play
August 20, 2018
  I recently headed down to Seattle for a beer trip.  Well it was actually a Baseball trip for my Wife and our friends but I don't have time for baseball so I made it a beer trip.  I headed out to Pike Brewing, Cloudburst Brewing, Teku Tavern in Seattle and Wander Brewing in Bellingham.  … Continue reading Episode 63 – Seattle Short
August 6, 2018
  For this episode Steve takes over as host as he recently headed out to Iceland and Sweden.   This episode we sat down to a selection of brews from the Faroe Islands and one beer from Iceland.  From the Faroe Islands we had beers from Föroya Bjór including Gull (German Pilsner), Pilsnar, Slupp (Vienna Lager), Classic … Continue reading Episode 62 – Brews from the Faroe Islands and Iceland
July 23, 2018
  This weeks episode we sat down with a 5 year vertical of Dead Frog Brewing's Commander Imperial Stout from 2014 to 2018.  Turns out we liked this beer more than we realized! Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies
July 17, 2018
  On this weeks abbreviated episode I found myself at the Siris Cask Festival.  Siris is a cask festival where only the women of the British Columbia craft beer industry brew the beer.  The festival celebrates the women of our industry and hopes to inspire new women to get into brewing. Podcaster Involved: Mike G … Continue reading Episode 60 – Siris Cask Festival
July 10, 2018
  On Episode 59 Steve and Mike sat down to the Manitoba Social Pack put on by the Manitoba Brewers Association.  This 12 case had beer from 10 different breweries in Manitoba and two cans of their collaboration brew.  The breweries involved were Half Pints, Stone Angel, Barn Hammer, Torque, Oxus, Fort Garry, Farmery, One Great … Continue reading Episode 59 – Manitoba Social Pack
June 27, 2018
  For this weeks episode we sat down with three beers from WInnipeg Manitoba including One Great City Brewing Monkey Trail Pale Ale, Oxus Brewing Juice of the Oats Oatmeal Stout and Torque Brewing Fake News Russian Imperial Stout. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram … Continue reading Episode 58 – Going to Winnipeg
June 18, 2018
  This year I was only able to attend the Vancouver Craft Beer Week festival on the last day.  June 3rd, 2018 did not bring the greatest weather but that never stopped a Vancouverite from enjoying beer outdoors.  This is a shorter episode with some mini interviews with some of the breweries in attendance. Coal … Continue reading Episode 57 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival 2018
June 11, 2018
For the fourth year in a row Parallel 49 Brewing in East Vancouver has made their Brews Brothers mixed pack.  This years theme was New Wave music and they brought in the breweries Bad Tattoo, Twin Sails, Parkside, R&B, Riot, Mount Arrowsmith, Postmark, Boombox, Gladstone, Red Collar, Superflux and Faculty Brewing.  This is the only … Continue reading Episode 56 – Brews Brothers Vol 4
June 4, 2018
  Last time I was in Calgary Alberta I headed to Annex Ale Project to sit down with co-owner and head brewer and craft soda maker Andrew Bullied of Annex Ale Project.  We talked about his beginnings in beer as well as tasted their beer Bitter Division a North American Bitter, Paradise Found GInger Super … Continue reading Episode 55 – Annex Ale Project
May 30, 2018
  On this episode we sit down and taste 3 different beer from Steel & Oak Brewing out of New Westminster.  First off we tried Khlib a bread beer then Wolven a barrel aged dark ale with raspberries and we finished with the Baltic Porter. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By … Continue reading Episode 54 – Tasting some Steel & Oak Brewing
May 26, 2018
  Its that time of year again! Vancouver Craft Beer Week has arrived. Here is a preview of what is to come. Get your tickets asap before you miss out! This is the biggest festival of the year. VCBW Website Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/   Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped … Continue reading Episode 53 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week is here!
May 22, 2018
  We recently found ourselves in Whistler for a long weekend and stopped into Coast Mountain Brewing. We talked to Kevin Winter the owner and brewmaster. This is a brewery you must visit so head on up to Function Junction in Whistler. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram … Continue reading Episode 52 – Coast Mountain Brewing
May 14, 2018
  This week I sat down with Thomas Batty the Head Brewer at Coal Harbour Brewing of East Vancouver.  We talked about the history of the brewery, his direction for the beer and their Silver Medal at the 2018 World Beer Cup. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Coal Harbour Brewing … Continue reading Episode 51 – Coal Harbour Brewing
May 6, 2018
A while back the group got together after the Coquitlam Beer Festival to discuss their ideas for their perfect beer festival. Let us know what you think is the perfect beer festival. Blogger Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Sara 0f Vancity_Beergirl Ryan of FV Beer King Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Britt Bailey of … Continue reading Episode 50 – Beer Festival Wishlist
April 30, 2018
  In this weeks episode the group sits down to with two fantastic Californian beers that Banny and Carnell brought back from a recent trip.  The first beer was Foggier Window a Double IPA from Monkish Brewing while the second one was More Space from Green Cheek Beer Company.  Both of these beers were awesome … Continue reading Episode 49 – (All the Haze) Monkish Vs Green Cheek
April 26, 2018
  In a bonus episode this week I have audio from the very fun BC Beer War event that was held at the Croatian Cultural Centre on April 8, 2018.  BC Beer Wars is put on by Vancouver Craft Beer Week in collaboration with the Eastside Boxing Club.  Money raised by the event goes to … Continue reading Episode 48 – BC Beer Wars 2018
April 23, 2018
  For this weeks episode we sat down and discussed two beer from Boundary Brewing in Kelowna BC.  The first was the collaboration beer with Crannóg Ales in Sorrento BC the Not For Nazi Organic Nut Brown Ale.  You can hear about it by checking out Episode 32 where we talk interview Boundary Brewing.   We … Continue reading Episode 47 – Boundary Brewing Anti Fascist Nut Brown
April 16, 2018
This weeks episode we stop in at Last Best Brewing & Distilling a Brewpub in Calgary Alberta. We get to know the brewpub as well as their other brewpubs in the Bear Hill Brewing parent company. Enjoy the interview with Phil Brian the production manager for the chain of brewpubs. Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro … Continue reading Episode 46 – Last Best Brewing & Distilling
April 9, 2018
  The Dandy Brewing Company in Calgary Alberta was on the cusp of leaving the Nano Brewing world when we sat down with them to discuss the brewery recently.  We talked to them about the current brewery and what was to come in the future.  Sit back and take a ride with one of the … Continue reading Episode 45 – The Dandy Brewing Company
April 1, 2018
After the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival Carnell got a group of Bloggers and social media influencers together to talk about the beer festival and other topics. We hope you enjoy this episode. Blogger Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Sara 0f Vancity_Beergirl Ryan of FV Beer King Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Britt Bailey of … Continue reading Episode 44 – Musings of the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2018
March 26, 2018
  Dan Colyer and Tony Iaci started out as celebrated home brewers and have now brought that passion to Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks.  Their tagline is "Keeping Beer Weird" and they do a good job building their Geek Culture to their beer and labels.  Head out to Richmond and try out their beer! Blogger Involved: Mike G … Continue reading Episode 43 – Fuggles and Warlock Craftworks
March 19, 2018
  Ravens Brewing is located in Abbotsford in the Fraser Valley not far from Vancouver.  Join us as we sat down with their head brewer Dan Marriette to learn more about him and the brewery. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Ravens Brewing Compnay - Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagarm
March 11, 2018
On Feb 24th, 2018 the first Annual Hopwired Festival was held in Vancouver at the Croatian Cultural Center. Hopwired is a craft beer and coffee fusion festival and was a blast! The team that put it on killed it and I am glad to see that it will be back for a repeat performance next … Continue reading Episode 41 – Hopwired Festival 2018
February 26, 2018
  Can you get any more click-bait than that?  Well maybe if you are sitting down to drink three amazing brews like we did on this episode.  We started out with Founders Brewing KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) then moved onto the hype beer CBS or Canadian Breakfast Stout.   Lastly we crossed the pond for a … Continue reading Episode 40 – Better Than Sex
February 19, 2018
  For this episode we sit down with a selection of North American Hazy IPA's. We drink a local in Strathcona Beer Company Get Down on it as well as the Quebec brewery Bièreie Shelton with the NE IPA then we move onto Old Nation Brewing M-43 and Boss Tweed and Trillium Fort Point. This … Continue reading Episode 39 – Haze For Days
February 11, 2018
  In early January I headed down to Arizona for a nice holiday in the Desert with family. What holiday is complete without meeting some local craft beer nerds tough? For this episode I hooked up with the Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast in the Phoenix area. This is only part one though. You will have to … Continue reading Episode 38 – Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast Collaboration
February 5, 2018
Doan's Craft Brewing Company is located in East Vancouver and is a Nano Brewery that produces enough beer to make it break the Nano barrier. Get to know the Head Brewer and Co-owner Evan Doan. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of http://www.thebeerrater.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Doan's Craft Brewing … Continue reading Episode 37 – Doan’s Craft Brewing Company
January 29, 2018
When I was in Arizona I met up with the Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast and traded beer and recorded a series of future collaboration episodes. This episode back in Vancouver we shared 6 Arizona beers from Arizona Wilderness Brewing, Wren House Brewing, Tombstone Brewing and Pueblo Vida Brewing. These breweries make amazing beer and it is … Continue reading Episode 36 – Arizona Hazy IPA’s
January 23, 2018
  Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses is located in Victoria the Capital of British Columbia and is the oldest Brewpub in Canada opening in 1984.  Thanks to Paul Hadfield and Matt West-Patrick for sharing its really interesting story with us. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Tim of https://craftbeertourist.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & … Continue reading Episode 35 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses
January 22, 2018
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses is located in Victoria the Capital of British Columbia and is the oldest Brewpub in Canada opening in 1984. Thanks to Paul Hadfield and Matt West-Patrick for sharing its really interesting story with us. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Tim of https://craftbeertourist.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses – Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
January 14, 2018
  Kettle River Brewing in Kelowna is a nano brewery in the process of expanding.  Take a listen to my interview with the founders and get to know their story. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Kettle River Brewing – Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
January 8, 2018
Not all breweries are large. Red Bird Brewing in kelowna is a fairly new small nano brewery making tasty beer in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Red Bird Brewing - Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Episode 33
January 2, 2018
  Recently I sat down with Oliver of Boundary Brewing in Kelowna to talk about the brewery but also to hit on some hard hitting commentary. The brewery was attacked online by right wing Fascist Nazis mostly from the United States who had never even heard of the brewery.  Their attack backfired though as the … Continue reading Episode 32 – Boundary Brewing
December 24, 2017
  In this episode we sit down with a 6 year vertical of Howe Sound Brewing out of Squamish's Woolly Bugger Bareywine.  The vintages went from 2011 to 2016.  We also strayed into other topics including fresh hopped beer. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy of https://twitter.com/PinkPints Kevin … Continue reading Episode 31 – 6 Year Vertical Woolly Bugger Barleywine
December 19, 2017
In this episode we headed up to the resort town of Whistler to sit down with the Handlebar Cafe and Apres located in the upper village.  This is a craft beer inspired bar that you need to hit up when you are in Whistler as its tap list is always changing and so is their … Continue reading Episode 30 – Handlebar Cafe and Apres
December 11, 2017
  For the latest episode we got together at 12 Kings Pub where we discussed a vertical of 4 vintages of Grange Reserve 17 from the Quebec brewery Unibroue. The vintages in question were 2013-2106. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of www.thebeerrater.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy of https://twitter.com/PinkPints Kevin S … Continue reading Episode 29 – Vertical Unibroue Grande Reserve 17
December 4, 2017
In Parts One and Two of our  Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing & Brewery Operations program series we talked to the faculty.  We got to know about the program and what you learn along the way.  You also got to know Nancy More one of the people that built the curriculum.   Now in part three you will get … Continue reading Episode 28 – (Part 3) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations
November 27, 2017
  In part two of this three part series we sat down with Nancy More one of the people that built the curriculum for the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing & Brewery Operations program.  She was also the very first Female brewer in North America.  Between the information about the program itself and her stories we found … Continue reading EPISODE 27 – (PART 2) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations
November 19, 2017
These next three episodes we will be getting to know the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing & Brewery Operations program located at the Universities Langley campus. In part one we sat down with DeAnn Bremmner the Coordinator, Communications, Events & Professional Studies for the progam and Alek Egi on of the Brewing Instructors at the Langley … Continue reading Episode 26 – (Part 1) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations
November 12, 2017
Back in May 2017 Pacific Beer Chat partnered up with Off Notes Podcast for a fun collaboration episodes where we discussed collaboration beers.  Unfortunately before part 2 could be released my hard drive died and I lost everything.  Just this week though I found the original footage.  The audio is not quite as good as … Continue reading Episode 15.5 The Lost Episode (Collaboration Podcast)
November 6, 2017
  For the latest episode we got together at 12 Kings Pub to discuss some world class Russian Imperial Stouts.  Stouts came from Nokomis Craft Ales out of Saskatchewan, Cigar City Brewing out of Tampa Florida and two from De Struise Brouwers out of Belgium. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of www.thebeerrater.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy … Continue reading Episode 25 – Russian Imperial Showdown
October 24, 2017
  On October 21st, 2017 British Columbia celebrated the 8th Annual BC Beer Awards.  This episode documents both the awards and short interviews with some of the brewers and other people in the industry. blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode Breakdown: West Coast Canning - 2:24 Doan's Craft Brewing Company - 4:05 Steel & Oak … Continue reading Episode 24 – BC BEER AWARDS 2017
October 18, 2017
  On October 17th, 2017 Mike found himself in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. He reached out to a few breweries and luckily was able to hook up with 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company. Mike sat down with cofounder Shawn Moen. This brewery makes tasty beer and has a cool story. This is our first episode removed from … Continue reading Episode 23 – 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company
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